22 Compete at State Track
The Florida State High School Track & Field Championship Meet was held on May 7th at Hodges Stadium on UNF’s campus. Providence had a total of 22 athletes competing, 14 women and 8 men across 11 events. Out of the 22 athletes, 18 of them made their first State Competition appearance. Two relays and 6 athletes made the podium in individual events. The following were all podium finishers: Jocelyn Pringle made the podium twice with a 3rd place finish in the Shot Put (34-11.75 ft) and a 5th place finish in the Discus (101-07.00 ft) Anayah Brunson finished 5th in the Shot Put with a throw of 34-09.00 ft. Lilly Simonsen finished 6th in the Pole Vault with a jump of 9-10.00 ft Skyy Dixon finished 10th in the 100m (12.77), 7th in the 200m (25.99) and 3rd in the 400m (57.69) Evan Novak finished 5th in the shot put with a throw of 140-00.00 ft Jonah Casey Finished 2nd in the Pole Vault with a jump of 13-03.50 ft The girls 4x100m relay consisting of Elle Anderson, Grace Harvey, Lindy Langlois and Teanni Amos finished 7th with a time of 51.83. The Boys 4x100m relay consisting of Carter Chappell, Josh Gualillo, Tavio Tauler and Christian Clarke finished 7th with a time of 43.94 In the overall team competition, the girls finished 8th out of 47 and the boys finished 15th out of 53. With a young squad this year and almost everyone returning next year, Providence is looking to make a big statement in 2022! Read the Jacksonville.com article here.